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People Directorate

What we do

We enable the development of the Scottish Government and its people through a simple and meaningful approach to work.

We are responsible for:

  • ensuring that the right people with the right skills and behaviours are employed in the right posts
  • supporting the transition to a smaller, more flexible and better networked organisation
  • releasing the full potential of staff through staff engagement, focused learning and development opportunities
  • ensuring the wellbeing of staff and promoting and upholding civil service values

Who we are

Cabinet Secretary and Ministers